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20 June 2017 : ARU ALUMNI VIDEO

Ian talks about his work and his time at Cambridge College of Art and Technology in an alumni video published as part of Anglia Ruskin University's 25th anniversary. See it here...

ARU Connect14 June 2017 : ARU CONNECT

Ian's recent exhibitions are featured in the spring edition of Connect Magazine published by Anglia Ruskin University. An interview with Ian is featured in an alumni video that will published as part of Anglia Ruskin University's 25th anniversary in June 2017. (Click the photo for a large version.)




No Man's Land5 June 2017 : ADDENBROOKE'S ARTS

Ian's work is included in an exhibition inspired by the Kite area of Cambridge, hosted by Addenbrooke's Arts and curated by Chris Williams of Williams Art. The exhibition takes place in the main corridor leading from the Treatment Centre at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ and runs until the end of July. (Click the photo for a large version.)

No Man's Land21 May 2017 : NO MAN'S LAND

Ian with Andy Ahmad-Cooke, coordinator at the Edge Café, during the installation of his solo exhibition NO MAN'S LAND. (Click the photo for a large version.)

3 April 2017 : NO MAN'S LAND

Ian will be giving a talk to coincide with his exhibition NO MAN'S LAND. The talk and screening of his short films about place and memory will take place on Saturday 20th May, 18.00 at the Edge Café in Cambridge. The café will be open 17.00-20.00 for the event.

No Man's Land20 March 2017 : NO MAN'S LAND

Ian has a third solo exhibition in Cambridge. NO MAN'S LAND is the third in a series of exhibitions about place and memory and uses imagery drawn from another area of the city connected to Rawlinson's past: Mill Road. The show runs from 2 May - 3 June 2017 at the Edge Café, Mill Road, Cambridge. Read more...



Kite etching16 March 2017 : BREATHING THE KITE

A copy of Ian's etching, entitled 'Kite', shown in the recent 'Breathing the Kite' exhibition, is now part of the permanent collection at Clare Hall in Cambridge. (Click the image for a large version.)

 

 


Breathing the Kite5 March 2017 : BREATHING THE KITE

The artists and organizers of 'Breathing the Kite' pictured here with Daniel Zeichner, MP for Cambridge, during his visit to the exhibition. (Click the photo for a large version.)

19 February 2017 : BREATHING THE KITE

Find out more about 'Breathing the Kite' on the Williams Art website. Read more...

9 February 2017 : BREATHING THE KITE

'That's Cambridge' TV has produced a feature on 'Breathing the Kite' which includes some of Ian's work. See it here...

15 December 2016 : BREATHING THE KITE

Ian's work is featured in a new exhibition inspired by the Kite area of Cambridge. 'Breathing the Kite' takes place 19th January - 1st March at Clare Hall College, Herschel Road, Cambridge CB3 9AL. Open daily 9.00 - 18.00. Click to see the A4 poster.

9 November 2016 : MASTERS ETCHING EXHIBITION

One of Ian's prints has been selected for The Masters Etching Exhibition. The exhibition runs 9th - 20th November at Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH. Read more....

10 October 2016 : EAST ANGLIA MINI PRINT EXHIBITION

Another chance to see the East Anglia Mini Print Exhibition. One of Ian's prints was selected for the exhibition, which now runs from 12th - 15th November at the Edmund Gallery, Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS. Read more....

3 October 2016 : BIRMINGHAM PRINTMAKERS PRIZE

Ian was awarded the Birmingham Printmakers Prize at the National Original Print Exhibition, which took place at the Bankside Gallery in London.

25 August 2016 : EAST ANGLIA MINI PRINT EXHIBITION

One of Ian's prints has been selected for the 1st East Anglia Mini Print Exhibition. The exhibition runs from 23rd - 28th September at the Garage Gallery, 152 High Street, Aldeburgh IP15 5AQ. Read more....

31 July 2016 : NATIONAL ORIGINAL PRINT EXHIBITION

Three of Ian's prints have been selected for the National Original Print Exhibition. The exhibition runs 21st September - 2nd October at Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH. Read more....

3 July 2016 : 32nd ANNUAL OPEN, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park

Ian is showing two new works as part of the 32nd Annual Open at Cafe Gallery Projects, 1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, London SE16 2UA. The exhibition runs 9th - 24th July, Weds to Sun 11.00 - 17.00. Read more....

1 March 2016 : 'FRONTIER' short film

Ian is currently working on a new film project. FRONTIER is the third in a series of short films exploring themes of place and memory and uses footage shot in an area of north Cambridge connected to Ian's past. The film will be ready to exhibit, along with other new work later, this year.

25 November 2015 : ONCA Gallery

Ian has a work in THIS IS CHANGE at the ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place, Brighton BN1 4GB. The exhibition runs 10th - 24th December and is open Wed to Fri 12-7pm, Sat & Sun 11-6pm, Christmas Eve 11-4pm. Read more...

Trace1 October 2015 : 'TRACE' Images

A selection of photographs of TRACE, Ian's recent solo exhibition at the Leper Chapel In Cambridge. (Click the image to see more.)

17 September 2015 : 'TRACE' Interview

Ahead of the opening of his solo exhibition TRACE Ian talks to Wesley Freeman Smith of Slate the Disco about his work. Read more...

14 September 2015 : 'TRACE' Talk

Ian is giving a talk to coincide with TRACE, his solo exhibition at The Leper Chapel in Cambridge. The talk and a screening of his short film will take place in the Chapel on Sunday, 20th September, 2 - 4pm. Read more...

3 August 2015 : 31st ANNUAL OPEN, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park

Ian is showing two new works as part of the 31st Annual Open at Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London SE16 2AU. The exhibition runs from 8th - 23rd August, Weds to Sun 11.00 - 17.00. Read more...

Trace6 July 2015 : 'TRACE'

Further details of Ian's upcoming exhibition TRACE, including opening times and information about a talk Ian is giving during the exhibition, are now available.
(Click the image for a larger version.)

4 May 2015 : 'TRACE'

Ian has a second solo exhibition in Cambridge. TRACE is the second in a planned trilogy of exhibitions and uses imagery drawn from another lost area of the city connected to Rawlinson's past: the former ward of Barnwell. The show, which includes a new short film, runs from 18 - 21 September 2015 at the Leper Chapel, Newmarket Road, Cambridge. Read more...

15 January 2015 : 'FRONTIER'

Ian has started work on a new film project. Provisionally titled 'Frontier', the film explores themes of place and memory and includes new footage shot in northeastern Cambridge. It should be ready to exhibit, alongside other new work, later this year.

25 November 2014 : 30th ANNUAL OPEN, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park

Ian is showing two new works as part of the 30th Annual Open at Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London SE16 2UA. The exhibition runs from 26th November - 14th December, Weds - Sun 11.00-16.00. Read more...

Palimpsest 2: The Kite23 October 2014 : 'Palimpsest 2: The Kite'

A selection of Ian's recent 'Kite inspired' works, including his film 'Vessel', are being shown as part of 'Palimpsest 2: The Kite' at Changing Spaces, 9 Norfolk Street, Cambridge CB1 2LD from 7th - 23rd November. Ian will also be giving a short talk as part of a plenary session taking place Saturday, 22nd November. (Click the image for a larger version.) Read more...

16 August 2014 : 'Vessel' Film Accepted by Cambridgeshire Collection

A copy of Ian's film 'Vessel' has been accepted by the Cambridgeshire Collection, the local studies archive for Cambridge and its county, housed in the Central Library in Cambridge. The film is a study of place and memory as seen through changes in the 'Kite' area of Cambridge, so the collection is an ideal home for the work.

16 August 2014 : ArtsLink123 Acquires Etching

ArtsLink123 acquired a copy of Ian's etching 'Kite', which was shown as part of his recent solo exhibition. The collection is in their offices, which are situated in the 'Kite' area of Cambridge, the place that was the inspiration for the work in the exhibition. Read more...

29 May 2014 : VESSEL Exhibition Extended

Ian's exhibition 'Vessel' has been extended by two weeks and will now run until Sunday, 15 June. The film will only be shown at certain times during the extended period so if you are making a special journey please contact the gallery for further information. Read more...

25 May 2014 : VESSEL Article

Wesley Freeman-Smith has written a review of Ian's exhibition 'Vessel'. Read it here...

8 May 2014 : VESSEL Article

Corrina Lotz has written an article on Ian's exhibition 'Vessel'. Read it here...

4 May 2014 : VESSEL Interview

An article on Ian's exhibition 'Vessel' was featured in the Cambridge News on Friday, 2 May. Read it here...

17 April 2014 : VESSEL TALK, Cambridge

Ian is giving a talk to coincide with his solo exhibition at Williams Art in Cambridge. The talk and a screening of his short film will take place in the gallery on Wednesday 21 May 19.00 - 21.00. Read more...

18 March 2014 : VESSEL, Cambridge

An article about Ian's upcoming exhibition 'Vessel' is featured in Aspects magazine published by Anglia Ruskin University. Read it here...

3 March 2014 : VESSEL, Cambridge

The press release for 'Vessel' is now available to read on the Williams Art website. Read it here...

3 February 2014 : VESSEL, Cambridge

Ian's solo exhibition 'Vessel' has been extended by a week and will now run 7 May - 1 June 2014 at Williams Art, Dale's Brewery, Gwydir Street, Cambridge CB1 2LJ. Read more...

10 January 2014 : VESSEL, Cambridge

Ian has a solo exhibition of his work in Cambridge. The exhibition, titled 'Vessel', will include recent paintings, prints, and a short film. The work uses aspects of place and memory and draws inspiration from the old 'Kite' area of Cambridge. The show runs from 7th - 25th May 2014 at Williams Art, Gwydir Street, Cambridge.
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Kite Fragment4 November 2013 : ANNUAL OPEN, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park

Ian has two new paintings in the 29th ANNUAL OPEN at the Cafe Gallery, Southwark Park, London SE16 2UA. The exhibition runs from 13th November to 1st December and is open Weds to Sun 11.00-16.00. Read more...

15 September 2013 : PUSHING PRINT

Two of Ian's prints have been selected for PUSHING PRINT, an open exhibition of printmaking in Margate, Kent. The exhibition runs from 5th - 20th October 2013 at two venues, The Margate Gallery and The Pie Factory Gallery. Opening times Tues - Sat 11.00 - 17.00; Sun 12.00 - 16.00. Read more...

ApART10 June 2013 : SOLO EXHIBITION, France

A few photos from the show at Galerie ApArt in Marcilhac-sur-Célé, which runs from the 5th - 30th June. (Click the thumbnail for more.)

31 May 2013 : SOLO EXHIBITION, France

ApARTIan's first solo exhibition outside of the UK opens in France next week. The show at Galerie ApArt in Marcilhac-sur-Célé runs from the 5th - 30th June. (Click the image for a larger version.)

7 April 2013 : SOLO EXHIBITION, France

Ian has a solo exhibition of his work at Galerie ApArt, Marcilhac-sur-Célé, Lot, Midi-Pyrénées, France. The show will include recent prints and works on paper and runs from 5th to 30th June 2013.

28 March 2013 : MADE 2013, Morley College, South London

Ian has four prints in MADE 2013, an exhibition at Morley College in South London. The works are on show in the Landing Gallery, Level 4, Main Building, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT. The exhibition runs from 11th to 25th April and is open Mon to Fri 08.00 - 20.00 and Sat 08.00 - 17.00. Read more...

12 March 2013 : FILM

For the past year Ian has been researching and making a short film. Provisionally titled 'Vessel', the work includes footage shot in Cambridge and incorporates aspects of places and images from the past as well as the present. This piece combines themes that Ian has developed in his recent work together with new ideas of identity and memory. The film should be ready to exhibit, alongside with other new work, later this year.

3 November 2012 : ANNUAL OPEN, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park

Ian has three works in the 28th ANNUAL OPEN at Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London SE16 2UA. The exhibition runs from 14th November to 2nd December and is open Weds to Sun 11.00 - 16.00. Read more...

9 July 2012 : FRONTIER

Since the beginning of the year Ian has been working on a new series of paintings with the title 'Frontier'. Some of these new pieces can now be seen in the Works on Paper section of the website.

ASC open studios6 December 2011 : Photos taken at OPEN STUDIOS, ASC Studios and Gallery, London

Click the thumbnail for a selection of photos taken at last month's open studios.

27 October 2011 : OPEN STUDIOS, ASC Studios and Gallery, London

For the past six months Ian has been working in ASC studios in London SE1. In November he is participating in the Open Studios event and will be showing a selection of new work. Read more...

6 October 2011 : BAINBRIDGE OPEN, West Norwood, London

One of Ian's prints has been selected for the BAINBRIDGE OPEN at Bainbridge Studios and Gallery,
1 Sydenham Place, Off Landsdowne Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 0AP. The exhibition runs from 15th to 23rd October and is open weekends and Wednesdays from 11.00 - 16.00. Read more...

31 July 2011 : A4 PRINTMAKERS, Poly Arts Centre, Falmouth

Ian's work has been selected for A4 PRINTMAKERS - 2nd International Contemporary Print Competition at The Poly Arts Centre, 24 Church St, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3EG. The exhibition runs from 28th August to 12th September. Read more...

25 July 2011 : ANNUAL OPEN, Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park

Ian has two works in the ANNUAL OPEN at Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London SE16 2UA. The exhibition runs from 3rd to 14th August and is open Weds to Sun 12.00 - 18.00. Read more...

21 July 2011 : BITE: Artists Making Prints

One of Ian's prints has been selected for BITE: Artists Making Prints, the UK contemporary printmaking exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London SW1. The show runs from 24th August to 3rd September and is open 10.00 - 17.00 daily. Read more...

Between Worlds24 June 2011 : Commission based on the vesica piscis

Ian recently finished a painting commission based on the vesica piscis. The work—"Between Worlds"—expands upon the idea of two intersecting circles and was made using a combination of acrylic and collage on paper. It measures 56 x 76cm. Read more...

330 Studios24 January 2011 : Printmaking at 330 Studios

For the past three months Ian has been working on a series of prints and print-related work at 330 Studios in South London. Click on the thumbnail to see photographs of the Open Studio Day and Ian's new print works. (You may use your mouse, cursor keys, or your "n" and "p" keys to scroll through the images.)

1 November 2010 : Winter Open at the BHVU Gallery

Ian has a work in the WINTER OPEN at the BHVU GALLERY, Unit A, Leswin Place, London N16 7NJ. The exhibition runs from 27th November until 19th December and is open Saturdays and Sundays from 12.00 until 18.00 or by appointment.

acquire11 October 2010 : Photographs of Taking the Road of Ashes

Click the thumbnail to see 15 photographs of Ian's exhibition at Acquire Arts in London, which ran from 25th May - 5th June, 2010. (You may use your mouse, cursor keys, or your "n" and "p" keys to scroll through the images.)

20 July 2010 : Summer Exhibition SE1

Ian has a work in the SUMMER EXHIBITION SE1 at the VITRINE GALLERY, 5 Bermondsey Square, London SE1 3UN. The show runs from Saturday, 24th July to Tuesday, 14th September 2010. The gallery has 24-hour access as its showing space faces onto Bermondsey Square.

6 July 2010 : Aspects magazine article

Ian has written a short article about his career and his connections with Cambridge School of Art. The article appears in the Summer 2010 edition of Aspects magazine.

29 June 2010 : Ian has work in two group shows in July

OPEN '10 is at BHVU Gallery, Unit A, Leswin Place, Stoke Newington, London N16 7NJ.
The show runs from 9th - 11th July and is open 12.00 - 17.00.
For more information please visit www.bhvu.co.uk

ANNUAL OPEN is at CAFE GALLERY PROJECTS, Southwark Park, London SE16 2UA.
The show runs from 7th - 25th July, and is open Weds to Sun 12.00 - 18.00.
For more information please visit www.cafegalleryprojects.com

6 April 2010 : Artist's talk

Ian Rawlinson is giving a talk about his work to coincide with his solo exhibition TAKING THE ROAD OF ASHES at ACQUIRE ARTS, 155 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BU. The talk will take place in the gallery on Saturday 29th May 2010 at 2.00pm. Read more ...

12 February 2010 : We are ten PARTY! The New Art Gallery Walsall

Ian was one of the artists invited to submit a card for the 10th birthday exhibition 'We are ten PARTY!' at the New Art Gallery Walsall. The cards go on display throughout the gallery from 12th February to 17th April 2010 and then are to be kept in the gallery archive.

19 January 2010 : Taking the Road of Ashes

TAKING THE ROAD OF ASHES is Ian Rawlinson's first solo show since 'The Language of Fire', his successful 2004 exhibition at the Waterloo Gallery, London. These new and previously unseen works include a mixed media installation and works on canvas expanding on the evolutionary nature of Rawlinson's creative process established in his earlier constructed paintings. Read more ...